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Product Owner- Cornerstone Infra/Cloud

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Marketing

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Job Description

Cornerstone is American Express’s global Big Data ecosystem and a critical enabler of innovation and growth for the company. This function sits within Enterprise Digital and Analytics Group. The vision for Cornerstone is to centralize data across the company with strong built-in governance, democratize access to a broad user community and optimize company platforms through new synergies. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for delivering on the vision and roadmap for Cloud services working closely with Business, technology and infrastructure partners. More specifically, the incumbent will: 


  • Design and implement secure, reliable and on-demand scalable solution to enable Cornerstone on enterprise’s private cloud or best-in-class public cloud providers:
  • Identify new cloud technologies and platforms to help solve limitations in the existing on-prem infrastructure
  • Gather and consolidate businesses and technical requirements from end users related to cloud solutions
  • Collaborate closely with Business, Architects and Technology teams to build the product backlog, roadmap and delivery






  • Experience in Big Data Development, Microservices design & architecture
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with the full range of cloud service providers / solutions, inclusive of AWS, GCP and Microsoft Azure offerings highly desired
  • Experience in managing, architecting and supporting high performance computing clusters
  • Experience with containerization of applications using Docker and automation of deployments using scripted builds on Containerized platforms
  • Exposure to Orchestration services in OpenStack using Docker-Compose, Kubernetes
  • DevOps, CI/CD strategy on cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • Self-motivated individual who is able to combine problem-resolution and critical thinking skills with an ability to apply a business lens to recommendations
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills combined with an ability to interact effectively with business, infra and technology leaders
  • Advanced degree in STEM fields  w/ work experience in information management, strategy or the payments business highly desired

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions.


ReqID: 19002329
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 8, 2019, 5:17:07 PM
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